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SPIE Professional October 2009

SPIE Grants for Education Outreach

The second round of SPIE Education Outreach Grant recipients has been announced. Eleven universities, optics centers, science centers, primary and secondary schools, industry associations, international optical societies, and other organizations gained support for their outreach efforts and potential to increase optics awareness.

The winners are:

  • CREOL Association of Optics Students, Florida, USA

  • International Laser Center, MV Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation

  • Optics Institute of Southern California, USA

  • Institut d'Optique Graduate School, France

  • Rochester section of Optical Society of America, USA

  • Latvijas University, Riga, Latvia

  • Institute for Physical Research, Yerevan State University, Armenia

  • Three Rivers Community College, Connecticut, USA

  • Université Laval SPIE Student Chapter, Québec, Canada

  • University of Maryland SPIE Student Chapter, USA

  • Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

The first round of 2009 grant recipients had 18 recipients. Next year's deadlines for applications are 15 January and 31 May.

More information: spie.org/outreach

Have a question or comment about this article? Write to us at  spieprofessional@spie.org 

DOI: 10.1117/2.4200910.10

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